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Finley, Tioga, Grafton, Dickinson and Bismarck papers take top honors

The Steele County Press, Tioga Tribune, Walsh County Record, Dickinson Press, and Bismarck Tribune netted first-place honors in the general excellence category of the 2022 North Dakota Newspaper Association (NDNA) Better Newspaper Contest for work done in 2021.

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Andrist to be inducted into NDNA Hall of Fame

Andrist induction marks the first 3rd-generation trio to receive top honors. The Hall of Fame induction will happen at the special awards banquet, to be held during the NDNA convention at 6:30 p.m. on Fri., May 6. Awards presented during the banquet include the 50 Year Club, Hall of Fame, Rookie Reporter of the Year, Public Notice Journalism, Community Service, First Amendment, General Excellence, and Sweepstakes.

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Register today for 136th annual convention

Registration NOW OPEN! This year's annual convention is packed with sessions to invigorate your newspapers, from connecting with young journalists to transition planning to a insight into a new study on newspaper financial models conducted by Teri Finneman and a host of researchers.

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The 136th Annual NDNA Convention will be held from May 5-7, 2022, at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck. Whether it's your first time joining in for the annual gathering or you've made it a tradition year after year, sessions and speakers will have ideas and insight for you to take home to your newspaper.

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Flexibility, funds added to internship programs

In an effort to expand opportunities for North Dakota newspapers and students interested in journalism internships, the North Dakota Newspaper Association Education Foundation has made some adjustments to both the D.J. Schultz High School and College Internship programs.

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Project to test new business models for Midwest papers

While Teri Finneman, a journalism professor at the University of Kansas, was conducting her award-winning research into the ways COVID-19 impacted community journalism in the Midwest, she spotted a problem faced by newspapers that has reached a critical point: newspapers have been operating under a business model nearly as old as the industry itself.

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Nonprofit to provide 'truth-telling' research

Newspapers could lay down and play dead. Or they could be part of a movement led by a new nonprofit organization, North Dakota News Cooperative, to enhance the content in the state's newspapers through a statewide reporting service.

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Merry Christmas from NDNA!
December 8, 2021

Merry Christmas from NDNA!

Merry Christmas from the staff at NDNA!

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New newspaper to rise after the Cavalier County Republican closure

When word that Country Media, the Oregon-based owner of the Cavalier County Republican in Langdon, N.D., planned to abruptly close the newspaper, Bob Simmons thought to himself, this community needs its newspaper. 

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Symposium recordings now available!

Witham Symposium on "Excellence in Newspapers" recordings from November 19, 2021 now available for replay.

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